Macon driver hits man in wheelchair during car accident

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a traffic accident that involved a pedestrian.

Investigators tell 41NBC 30-year-old Motasem Magairah of Macon was driving east on Jeffersonville Road around 8:45 p.m. Wednesday. When he approached the intersection of Jeffersonville Road and Roseview Drive, deputies say he saw 37-year-old Anthony Harris of Macon in a wheelchair in the middle of his lane.

The sheriff’s office says Magairah swerved to avoid hitting Harris. The victim was hit by the driver’s side front fender.

Harris was sent to the hospital and is listed in stable condition.

Categories: Bibb County, Local News

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